Back to Blogs
Episode 9 Shehryah Humayun (1)
Share this Article

Inside the Auditorium Podcast: Keith Burns [Episode 10]

  • Publish Date: Posted 5 months ago
  • Author:by Hazel Rowe

​Delve into the dynamic world of audit, explore the importance of transferable skills and share insights into key risks for 2024 in the tenth episode of Inside the Auditorium with our guest, Keith Burns, Audit Director of IT Operations and Financial Crime for Santander.

This episode explores:

  • The acceleration of data analytics: Keith shares his view on the pace of change, with organisations harnessing the power of data more efficiently in the last 18 months and the evolving landscape, shaping the next 12 months.

  • Mastering risk management and control: Keith emphasises that auditors aren't expected to be experts in every facet of a bank's operations. Instead, their expertise lies in risk management and control and the symbiotic relationship auditors develop with businesses, helping them navigate risk management and enhance control environments.

  • Challenges of remote auditing: As the world adapts to virtual environments, Keith sheds light on the challenges of remote auditing, the intricacies of the internal audit process, the importance of face-to-face interactions, and how building stakeholder relationships enhances the audit experience.

Don't miss out on this insightful conversation that promises to empower internal audit professionals with invaluable insights and foresight into key risks for 2024.

Listen and subscribe on Apple, Spotify, and other podcast platforms.

Note: The views expressed by Keith are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of his employer.